Stacy grew up as a pastor’s kid in Southeast Ohio in a large farming family. Before becoming a writer, Stacy went to school for culinary arts & hotel/restaurant management and managed in the service industry for over a decade. She then earned an MA in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Cincinnati. Her essays have appeared in numerous online/print magazines and anthologies and have garnered a Best American Essays notable mention.

Her first book, Tar Hollow Trans: Essays, is available for pre-order from University Press of Kentucky, June 2023.

To contact Stacy for readings, author talks, round tables, panels, visiting writer, writer in residence programs, or op-ed or essay opportunities, please email her at: stacyjanegrover AT gmail DOT com